Katherine M. Bastian | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Katherine M. Bastian

Senior Associate Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology


English, German

Bastian Katherine

Katherine M. Bastian
Bastian Katherine
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Katherine Bastian's familiarity with a broad range of trademark- and trade dress-related issues, including brand counseling, clearance, prosecution, licensing, domestic and international portfolio management, enforcement, and complex litigation, makes her a go-to associate for all things trademark.

She works with a diverse array of clients, including in the fields of food and beverage, health care, and technology. Katherine has appeared in federal court as well as before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) on cases involving claims of infringement, unfair competition, fraud, abandonment, functionality, and false advertising.

She also focuses on protecting and defending nontraditional marks, including colors, product configurations, and product packaging. Her analytical skills, persuasive writing, and responsiveness are assets that get clients the answers and assistance they need quickly and efficiently.

Representative experience

Assisted a medical device company with trade dress litigation in district court.
Helped a medical device company obtain dismissal of a multi-million dollar false advertising claim.
Assisted a yogurt manufacturer to protect their trade dress rights and obtained a settlement.


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2013
  • B.A., Washington and Lee University, summa cum laude, 2009
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida